The industrial sector, the Estonian economy’s largest, benefits from a full and collaborative ecosystem. In academia, Estonia ranks high in the teaching of core science and maths subjects. Competence centres undertake R&D, and the best innovations are commercialised through accelerators. Modern industrial parks and a full supply chain support efficient production and distribution.
Ericsson has a 25-year track record of success in Estonia producing, testing and assembling complex telecommunications solutions for global markets. Ericsson also utilises our digitally-enabled environment for R&D purposes, creating cutting-edge smart grid-, state hybrid cloud-, and 5G innovations.
ABB trusts Estonia as a regional hub for Northern Europe, producing complex power and electrical solutions, managing supply chains and conducting R&D in partnership with local universities.
Estonia also possesses a significant contract manufacturing sector which is experienced and certified to supply global transportation, offshore and industrial sectors. From intricate components used in space to complex mechanical systems, Estonia delivers a competitive combination of quality, reliability and price.
Estonia is at the cutting edge of applying IT to revolutionise industrial performance. Historic skills in automation, CADCAM and cyber security are augmented by recent innovations in data analytics and connected networks, placing Estonia at the forefront of Industry 4.0 developments.
With a strong track record of successful investments and innovation, Estonia is the ideal location for those seeking to take advantage of the digitalisation of industry.
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Estonia is the world’s most digitally enabled nation, offering a unique combination of talent, environment and innovation. Our IT R&D ecosystem enjoys global proof of concept, being trusted by global organisations such as Kuehne+Nagel and NATO and producing unicorn startups Transferwise and Bolt.
Estonia has a sizeable Advanced Industrial sector and world-class IT expertise in areas including high tech systems, control technologies and cyber security. Supported by a collaborative ecosystem well suited to research and development, Estonia is emerging as a centre of excellence in industrial automation.
Estonia has one of Europe’s largest bioeconomies, including world leading expertise in forest-based activity. Supported by high-quality natural resources, ultra-high use of IT and supportive policy making, Estonia offers a range of production and innovation opportunities.
Estonia developed X-Road, its proprietary decentralised, distributed system in 2001 and has utilised Blockchain since 2008. World-class technical skills supported by practical experience implementing public and permissioned Blockchain’s place Estonia at the forefront of the emerging Blockchain economy.
Estonia’s marine sector specialises in the design and build of small and medium-sized commercial and leisure vessels. Centuries long expertise, cutting-edge application of IT and a flexible approach make Estonia a competitive location for innovation and export-oriented production.
Estonia has a diversified energy sector which comprises long-standing expertise in oil shale, a sizeable renewables sector and growing CleanTech capability. World-class expertise within a highly digital, pro-business environment will see Estonia play a leading role in the energy revolution
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Patient records in Estonia are digitised and secured by the Blockchain, providing a single immutable data source for healthcare professionals. With a unique digital platform and collaborative ecosystem, Estonia is positioned to lead on preventative medicine, patient self-treatment and industry efficiency.
Estonia is a cashless society with over 99% of financial transactions occurring digitally. Electronic ID and Blockchain are widely used in FinTech applications. 80+ FinTechs ranging from innovative startups such as TransferWise to Blockchain leader Guardtime make Estonia a global centre of excellence for FinTech.
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